Diane Noomin

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Diane Noomin
Born 1947 (age 67–68)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Area(s) Cartoonist, Editor
Notable works
Twisted Sisters
Wimmen's Comix
Awards Inkpot Award, 1992

http://www.dianenoomin.com

Diane Noomin (born 1947 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American comics artist associated with the underground comics movement. Her work has appeared in many underground comic publications, including Weirdo, Young Lust, Short Order, Arcade, El Perfecto, True Glitz, Aftershock, Real Girl, Lemme Outta Here, Mind Riot, and Titters.[1] She is best known for her character Didi Glitz, who addressed transgressive social issues such as feminism, women masturbating, positive body image, and miscarriages.[2][3] She is the editor of the anthology series Twisted Sisters, and one of the original contributors to Wimmen's Comix. She has also done theatrical work, creating a stage adaptation of Didi Glitz. She is married to cartoonist Bill Griffith.

Noomin attended Brooklyn College and Pratt Institute. She won an Inkpot Award in 1992.[4] Noomin's work was also nominated for Eisner Awards for Best Anthology in 1992 and 1995.[5][6]

Cover of comix collection Glitz-2-Go

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Grand Comics Database - Diane Noomin search". The Grand Comics Database. multiple. 
  2. ^ Noomin, Diane. "Glitz-2-Go". Fantagraphics Books, 2011
  3. ^ Kaminer, Michael; Lavay, Nate. "Talking Comics with Diane Noomin". Forward.com. Retrieved 5 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Comic-Con International's InkPot Awards". Comic-Con International. Retrieved 2008-01-30. 
  5. ^ "1992 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees and Winners". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Archived from the original on 2008-01-07. Retrieved 2008-01-30. 
  6. ^ "1995 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees and Winners". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Archived from the original on 2008-01-07. Retrieved 2008-01-30. 

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